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City Guide: Paris
There's no doubt Paris—lovingly known as La Ville-Lumière—is one of the most romantic, charming cities in the world. When visiting, there are globally recognized must-see spots for checking off the list; ascending the Eiffel Tower, touring the Louvre...
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Fondation Louis Vuitton
Like many major fashion houses, Louis Vuitton is a keen supporter of the arts. Its Fondation Louis Vuitton, in Paris' Neuilly-sur-Seine neighborhood, is an impressive building designed by Frank Gehry that rises like a white spaceship out of the Bois...
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Hotel Molitor
Starting the morning with a swim in the beautiful pool (your choice of indoor or outdoor) at Hotel Molitor is the best part of a resort-ish experience that has plenty of really good ones. The abundance of breakfast choices served in the light and elegant...
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Anne et Valentin
For those who wear glasses daily, finding that signature pair to complement your personality and energy can be a weary search. Independent French eyewear brand Anne et Valentin—still led by Anne herself—creates eclectic, conversation-starting frames...
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Candelaria
If you tire of eating French food in Paris, look no further than Candelaria—but don't forget to look behind it, either. While the façade is a taqueria—with superb food served in a super-tiny seated area, right beside the grill—a secret door on the...
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Le Piano Vache
Thousands of posters and student IDs cover the walls of Le Piano Vache, a pub with an ancient piano that feels like it may have haunted the 5th arrondissement for decades. The charming venue hosts a younger crowd (and not a touristy one) and a relaxed...
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Galerie Perrotin
At the cutting-edge of contemporary art, Paris' Galerie Perrotin has continued to keep artists like JR, Daniel Arsham and Maurizio Cattelan atop cultural consciousness. Their magnificent two-floor space in the Marais would be an architectural destination...
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Les Parigots
For a visitor, Les Parigots (right near Republique) feels incredibly French. The restaurant has a long line of classic bistro chairs and tables—all facing the street, of course—and inside is an undeniably warm and comfortably bustling atmosphere. Take...
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Jardin du Luxembourg
Seasonal flowers, sprawling fields and a lavish 17th century palace are just some of the elements that make Luxembourg Garden so appealing. A lush reprieve in the midst of the 6th arrondissement, the park stretches for 23 hectares, offering tree-lined...
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Lockwood Cafe
Located in the 2nd, Lockwood Cafe has something for all visitors and locals—being open from 8AM to 2AM every day except Sundays. From a breakfast coffee and banana bread in the morning to lunch, dinner and aperitivo, Lockwood isn't just convenient...
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Glass
Paris' semi-seedy Pigalle neighborhood is known for being lively—with plenty of new craft cocktail offerings and quality restaurants cropping up between strip clubs and hostess bars—and Glass fits in perfectly, thanks in part to it remaining open until...
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Les Bains
In a city filled with infinite sites to enjoy, it takes a lot for a Parisian hotel room to make you want to stay in—especially one located in Le Marais. Yet that's exactly what Les Bains has accomplished after a five-year transformation. The luxury...
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Silencio
Entering Silencio is exactly what any David Lynch fan would imagine: it's dark, cavernous and moody, with lots of hallways leading off to different rooms—each with a spirit of its own. The structure was built back in 1883 and despite its undoubtedly...
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Hotel Particulier
A destination of uncommon imagination and authenticity, the five-bedroom, family-owned Hotel Particulier remains hidden off a side-street in one of Paris' most historic neighborhoods: Montmartre. Its name directly translates to "private mansion" and...
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Paris
There's no doubt Paris—lovingly known as La Ville-Lumière—is one of the most romantic, charming cities in the world. When visiting, there are globally recognized must-see spots for checking off the list; ascending the Eiffel Tower, touring the Louvre...
CULTURE
Palais de Tokyo
Paris may be home to some remarkable and historic art, but it’s not all about the Louvre and the old masters. Contemporary art and creativity center Palais de Tokyo, located in a spectacular building from 1937 in the 16th arrondissement, describes...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Banksy's New Steve Jobs Artwork Confronts Refugee Stigmas Located on a wall inside the Calais refugee camp, Bansky's latest piece features the image of late Apple founder Steve Jobs and aims to confront the stigma that refugees drain countries...
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Jonathan Rosen's "I Want To Dream" Installation at Colette, Paris
For his first European show, NYC-based conceptual artist Jonathan Rosen has contributed a series of large-scale, mixed media pieces to the walls of concept shop colette. The artworks within this exhibition, "I WANT TO DREAM," balance directness...
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Bonjour Paris City Map Guide
Documenting his travels through delightful doodles, writer and filmmaker Marin Montagut offers "Bonjour Paris," a map and information guide mash-up that uncovers the most charming Parisian establishments. Part of his "Bonjour" series (which also includes...
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PARadISe Snow Globe
Pretty in pink, this snow globe from Colette spells out "paradise" but (in all-caps) also "Paris"—a very kitsch and sweet way of saying they are one and the same. The globe—measuring about 8.5cm by 8.5cm—is available in five colorways, with each one...
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The Grand Pigalle, Paris
The risktaking French team of Romée de Goriainoff, Pierre-Charles Cros, and Olivier Bon made the craft cocktail desirable to young Parisians via the Experimental Cocktail Club bar, which opened in 2007. The Experimental Group has now become a household...
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Les Bains, Paris
In a city filled with infinite sites to enjoy, it takes a lot for a Parisian hotel room to make you want to stay in—especially one located in Le Marais, the beating heart of the capital. Yet that's exactly what Les Bains has accomplished after a five...
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